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  • GM, Ford to Collaborate on New Transmissions Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 9:38 AM ET
    GM CEO Dan Akerson, left, greets Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor.

    GM and Ford are putting aside their longstanding rivalry to work together to develop a new generation of fuel-efficient automatic transmissions.

  • NY Manufacturing Growth Slams on Brakes in April Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 8:49 AM ET

    Manufacturing growth in New York state slowed sharply in April to its lowest level in five months, the New York Federal Reserve said in a report on Monday.

  • Top 10 Hedge Fund Titans Haul in Big Paychecks Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management

    Several hedge fund leaders who had giant paydays last year earned their riches the old-fashioned way: by posting big returns on their investments. The New York Times reports.

  • Bright Lights, Big Citi: Bank Earnings Top Estimates Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    Citigroup's first-quarter earnings beat expectations on both profit and revenue thanks to improvements on loans and credit spreads, sending shares higher.

  • Life Tech in $13.6 Billion Buyout by Thermo Fisher Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 8:01 AM ET
    Thermo Fisher is an American precision healthcare equipment company.

    Genetic testing equipment maker Life Technologies has agreed to a $13.6 billion cash buyout by Thermo Fisher Scientific, in one of the year's biggest corporate takeovers.

  • JPMorgan Investors Press for Independent Chair Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:52 AM ET

    A group of JPMorgan Chase shareholders urged support for its proposal to split the chairman and CEO roles at the big bank in a letter Monday.

  • Designer Genes: Court to Decide on DNA Patents Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:14 AM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court building.

    The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that calls into question whether DNA can be claimed as intellectual property, and remain off limits without the permission of the patent holder.

  • Dish Network Bids $25.5 Billion for Sprint Nextel Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 6:32 AM ET

    Dish Network offered to buy Sprint Nextel for $25.5 billion in cash and stock, a move that could thwart Sprint's proposed acquisition by Japan's SoftBank Corp.

  • Adam Scott Ends Australia's Masters Jinx Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 1:53 AM ET

    Australia's long wait for a Masters champion is finally over, and when Adam Scott won at rainy Augusta National on Sunday an entire nation rejoiced.

  • US, China Data Set Negative Tone for Oil Prices Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 10:22 PM ET
    Heat rises from stacks at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, California.

    Easing growth in China and pessimism about the U.S. recovery after a surprise 0.4 percent contraction in retail sales last month are likely to push oil prices lower, according to CNBC's latest survey.

  • Is Carnival's CEO Ready to Face Shareholders? Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 8:53 PM ET
    Mickey Arison, CEO Carnival Corp.

    It's a big week for Carnival cruise lines and CEO Micky Arison -- they have to face shareholders and Congress is breathing down their neck. Is Arison up to the task?

  • Play With Me! Sony Gaming Gets Social Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    Sony hopes getting social with its 31 million fans on Facebook and 1.7 million Twitter followers before the November launch of Playstation 4 will build a buzz.

  • Fed Doves Say Relax--Inflation Not a Threat Yet Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    As grumbles about inflation risk grow louder, several Fed doves spoke out over the weekend, saying everyone relax -- we should watch inflation but it's not a huge risk just yet.

  • Struggling With Student Loans? Here's a Secret Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 10:11 AM ET

    Many people with student loans are struggling but here's what they don't realize: They may be leaving a lot of money on the table by not taking advantage of repayment options.

  • Landing a Reverse Mortgage Just Got Tougher Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 9:08 AM ET

    Seniors looking for a reverse mortgage may have to look elsewhere for needed funds. Defaults on reverse mortgages has prompted a crackdown by the FHA.

  • Squeak Patrol: WD-40 Aims to Fix World's Problems Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    WD-40 has been a staple in American households. Now, they aim to fix the world’s problems. "There's still lots of squeaks in China and lots of rust in Russia!" the CEO said.

  • How Robots Will Change Our Lives Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    The robots are coming and their presence will eventually bridge the digital-physical divide, dramatically impacting human life, experts say.

  • Cure for Tax Day Pain? $10.40 Bagel Bundles, Rib-Bates Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 | 3:51 AM ET

    To capitalize on one of the year's most dreaded days, several restaurants and retailers are planning promotions to help customers take the sting out of forking over money to Uncle Sam.

  • Are Billionaires Just Smarter Than the Rest of Us? Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 8:21 PM ET

    A new study is turning the American dream on its head: Maybe it's not hard work that brings success and money. Maybe it's sheer brainpower.

  • Grover Norquist, Americans For Tax Reform and Ann Coulter, syndicated columnist, discuss the latest Senate immigration plan.

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